Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

UNESCO Chair on Education for Human Development and Solidarity among Peoples




The UNESCO Chair of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, in collaboration with Gruppo Editoriale La Scuola, is organising an event to present the Italian translation of the UNESCO report "Re-imagining our futures together: a new social contract for education".

The presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, 6 December from 3 to 5 p.m. in Rome at the Sala del Refettorio of the Chamber of Deputies.

International seminar "Education as a fundamental human right".

On the occasion of the publication of the new UNESCO report Reimaging our futures together: a new social contract for education, the Observatory for Education and International Cooperation, in partnership with the UNESCO Chair of Università Cattolica, is promoting the international seminar "Education as a fundamental human right. New challenges and future perspectives".

The Seminar represented an opportunity to rethink the right to education in a perspective that includes other dimensions closely related to it such as the right to information, to have access to IT tools or to an Internet connection.

International UNESCO Chairs Forum on the Futures of Higher Education

On the International Day of Education, celebrated on January 24, UNESCO and the Italian Pavilion at Expo Dubai 2020 organized the International UNESCO Chairs Forum on the Futures of Higher Education event. The Forum, broadcast live on the Facebook Italy Expo 2020 and YouTube Italy Expo 2020 channels at 11.00 (8:00 Italian time), takes place as part of UNESCO's Futures of Education initiative and is one of the preparatory events for the third Conference UNESCO World Higher Education to be held from 18 to 20 May 2022 in Barcelona, ​​Spain.

The Forum provides a platform for interdisciplinary collective intelligence relating to the future of higher education systems, with a focus on skills development in the context of the uncertain future of work, as well as on the digital transformation of our societies and its implications for the high school education. Read the concept note related to the event HERE.

See the program HERE.

La Casa della Pace

The volume presents the experience of Maison de Paix: an international cooperation project promoted by Associazione S.F.E.R.A. in collaboration with the UNESCO chair of Università Cattolica with the aim of supporting, through education and training, the empowerment of the local community on the outskirts of Kikwit, in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

"La Casa della Pace" (The House of Peace) aims at making its own contribution to the realization of the "Global Compact on Education" to which Pope Francis invites us, investing in the formation of young people to support new development models.

Discover the book HERE.
Discover the projecst HERE.

Re-imagining our futures together: a new social contract for education

The presentation of the UNESCO report on new educational approaches, entitled "Re-imagining our futures together: a new social contract for education", will be held on Tuesday 12 April at 5 pm.

The aim of the report is to rethink education and shape the future through a global debate that leads to rethinking knowledge, education and learning in a world of increasing complexity, uncertainty and precariousness.

Rethinking the future of the "Middle School" together

On Friday 8 April 2022 at 4pm, the seminar "Rethinking the future of the 'Middle School' together" will be held at the Brescia campus of Università Cattolica.

World Education Day 24 January 2022 - Lucca Learning City_Unesco

On the occasion of the World Education Day, the UNESCO Chair of the Catholic University took part in the event organized by the Municipality of Lucca as part of the UNESCO Learning Cities program.

Discover the program HERE.